JEPSON, Jill. American, b. 1950. Genres: Novels, Anthropology/Ethnology, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Food and Wine, History, Local history/Rural topics, Essays. Career: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, research fellow at Center for Research in Human Learning, 1986-87; American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi, India, senior fellow, 1987-88; University of California, San Francisco, research fellow in Program in Medical Anthropology, 1989-93; College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, assistant professor English, 2001-. Publications: No Walls of Stone: An Anthology of Literature by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Writers, 1992. Contributor to magazines, newspapers, anthologies, and literary journals.